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Name/meaningLocationIndicationsNeedling MethodPin Yin NameMeaning
ShangLianQuan (upper spring of integrity) 1 cun below the midpt of the lower jaw; in the depression btw the hyoid bone & the lower border of the jaw salivation w/stiff tongue, sore throat, diff. swallowing, loss of voice, stomatitis Obliquely 0.8-1.2 inches toward the tongue Shang Lian Quan upper spring of integrity
ErJian (ear tip) Fold the auricle, at the apex of the auricle eye problems, redness, swelling, pain, nebula, febrile disease, general pain perp 0.1-0.2 or prick to bleed & moxa applicable Er Jian ear tip
YuYao (fish waist) At the midpt of the eyebrow pain in the supraorbital region, twitching of the eye lids, ptosis, clouuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuudiness of the cornea, eye problems, redness, swelling or pain Subcutaneously 0.3-0.5 inch Yu Yao fish waist
SiShenCong (four spirit smart) 4 pts at the vertex, 1 cun posterior, anterior, and lateral to DU 20 HA, vertigo, insomnia, poor memory, epilepsy Subcutaneously 0.5-1.0 inch & moxa applicable Si Shen Cong four spirit smart
QiuHou (behind the ball) at the junction, lateral 1/4 & medial 3/4 of the infraorbital margin eye diseases Push the eyeball upward gently, perpendicularly 0.5-1.2 inches, along the orbital margin, slowly w/o twisting, rotating, lifting or thrusting Qiu Hou behind the ball
JiaChengJiang (grasping contain fluid) 1 cun lateral to to Ren 24 facial pain, deviation of the eyes & mouth, spasm of the facial muscle Obliq 0.5-1.0 Jia Cheng Jiang grasping contain fluid
JinJin, YuYe (golden fluid, jade liquid) on the veins of both sides of the frenulum of the tongue; jinjin on the left & yuye on the right swelling of the tongue, vomiting, aphasia w/stiffness of the tongue prick to bleed Jin Jin, Yu Ye golden fluid, jade liquid
BiTong (nose passage) at the highest pt of the nasolabial groove rhinitis, nasal obstruction, nasal polypus, sinusitis puncture subcutaneously upward 0.3-0.5 inch Bi Tong nose passage
QianZheng (pull aright) 0.5-1.0 cun anterior to the earlobe deviation of the eyes & mouth; ulceration on tongue and mouth puncture obliquely 0.5-1.0 inch Qian Zheng pull aright
YiMing (shielding brightness 1 cun posterior to SJ17 eye diseases, tinnitus, insomnia puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.8 inch Yi Ming shielding brightness
An Mian (peaceful sleep) midpt btw SJ 17 & GB 20 insomnia, vertigo, HA, palps, mental disorders puncture perp 0.5-0.8 inch An Mian peaceful sleep
Ding Chuan (stop wheezing) 0.5 cun lateral to DU 14 asthma, cough, neck rigidity, pain in the shoulder & back, rubella puncture perp 0.5-0.8 inch & moxa is applicable Ding Chuan stop wheezing
Hua Tuo Jia Ji (Hua Tou lining the spine) a group of 34 points on bothe sies of the spine 0.5 cun latral to the lower border of each spinous process from T1 to L5 T1-T3 diseases in the upper limb, T1-T8 diseases in the chest region, T6-L5 diseases in the abdominal region, L1-L5 diseases in the lower limbs T1-T12 puncture perp 0.5-1.0 inch, L1-L5 puncture perp 1.0-1.5 inch & moxa is applicable Hua Tou Jia Ji lining the spine
Bai Lao (one hundred labor) 2 cun above DU 14 and 1 cun lateral to the midline scrofula, cough, asthma, shooping cough, neck rigidity, whooping cough puncture perp 0.3-0.5 inch & moxa applicable Bai Lao one hundred labor
Wei Guan Xia Shu (below ST duct) 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of T8 VIP/DIABETES, vomiting, abdominal pain, chest pain, hypochondriac pain obliquely 0.5-0.7 inch & moxa applicable Wei Guan Xia Shu below stomach duct
Shiqi Zhui (below the 17th vertebra) below the spinous process of L5 lumbar or thigh pain, paralysis of the lower extremities, irregular menstruation, VIP/DYSMENORRHEA perp 0.8-1.2 inchs & moxa applicable Shiqi Zhui below the 17th vertebra
Yao Qi (lower back's miscellany) 2 cun directly above the tip of the coccyx epilepsy, HA, insomnia, constipation subcutaneously upward 1.0-2.0 inches & moxa applicable Yao Qi lower back's miscellany
TaiYang (sun) in the depression, 1 cun posterior to the midpt btw the lateral end of the eyebrow - to the outer canthus HA, eye diseases, facial paralysis, trigeminal neuralgia, common cold Perp 0.3-0.5 inch or prick to bleed Tai Yang sun
YinTang (seal hall) midway btw the medial ends of the two eyebrows HA, vertigo, head heaviness, epistaxis, rinorrhea, common cold, HTN, insomnia, infantile convulsion Subcutaneously 0.3-0.5 inch & moxa applicable Yin Tang seal hall
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